p.5 An Initial Spin - yacht Irondequoit, the Canada's cup challenger, took first sail at Toronto.
p.6 Incidents of the Day - Swift's wharf: down - steamer Toronto; steamer Caspian; up - propeller Advance; Rideau King for Ottawa.
The barge Roberts loaded wheat and peas at Richardsons' wharf today for Montreal; it is expected that she will leave port tonight.
Burned To Death - Tonawanda, N.Y. - The steamer Sandusky, owned by O.W. Blodgett, Bay City, and laden with 5,000,000 feet of lumber for Silverthorn & Co., North Tonawanda, caught fire at two o'clock this morning and John Kent, one of the crew, was burned to death.
Caused A Strike - Milwaukee, Aug. 4th - cook on steamer Westcott discovered his wages were not up to union standards and demanded a raise; captain refused; crew and cook's union supported him and he got his raise.